Thursday Mixtape (Side 1) | 80 Songs To Ease You Into Friday

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By my unofficial tally, there are more than 500 new releases arriving tomorrow — including 30-plus albums that I want to hear, share and tell you about. But before that insanity begins, let’s take a moment to relax and savour the 80 new singles, videos, cover tunes and remixes that landed in my in-box today. You know the drill: There are tons of titles here that you won’t find anywhere else. Today’s biggest winners are marked with a 🏆. The envelope, please:

 


🏆 ON REPEAT

1 | The High Water Marks | Jenny


2 | Maita | Have I Lost It All


3 | The Sheepdogs | Rock and Roll (Ain’t No Simple Thing)


4 | Rats On Rafts | Osaka


5 | Tori Amos | Spies


6 | Nolan Potter | Music Is Dead


7+8 | Pokey LaFarge | Mi Ideal + Killing Time


9 | Sam Jr. | You Lock The Door I Broke The Window


10 | Faiyaz and The Wasted Chances | Antisocial


11 | Electric Sheep Collective | This is for Fela


12 | xR | Firefight (The Futility Of Most Things In The Face Of Post Post Modernity)


13 | El Dragon Criollo | La Número Uno


14 | Nouvelle | Activist


INDIE ROCK

🏆 15 | Coma Girl | The Broken Bong Song


16 | Ghosts of Sunset | If You’re Not Coming Back


17 | Belaver | In The R L


18 | Lusitanian Ghosts | Never Less Than Lonely


INDIE POP

🏆 19 | Bottled Up | No Lie


20 | Loviet | Picture


21 | Helven | If I Could Be Like U